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responsible. right now our family is still in a state of shock. we hope that everyone understands our desire for privacy during this very painful time. we ask for anyone who might know anything that could possibly help in the investigation to please, come forward. thank you again for your love and support during this difficult time. >> fairfield investigators say there have been great cooperation between fairfield and sassoon police departments. also, the school district. and again, both police and the family are making a plea to the public for help in solving this case f you think you might know something you're called to -- asked to call the tip line. live in fairfield abc 7 news. >> heather thank you. we have new information ona6he murder of three men in rural
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sonoma county yesterday. today, the sheriff's department announced this was a botched drug deal. the three victims traveled to forestville in sonoma county apparently to buy a load of marijuana. >> neighbors on the street told me they suspected waits a drug deal and today their suspicions were concerned. >> there was marijuana left at the scene and based on interviews we believe through interviewing people associated with these three victims that it was in, fact a marijuana drug deal gone bad. >> sky 7 hd was over the scene yesterday as investigators discovered bodies in the bedroom of a house rented by the mother of one victim. he has been identified as a 26-year-old raleigh butler from petaluma, living in the truckee area. a 46-year-old from new york is the second victim to be identified. the name of the third victim
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will likely be released later today. all three men lived outside of the area and just came to butler's mother's house with the intent on making a drug deal. investigators say they have leads as to the shooter but that is all they're saying about that.cd0 abc 7 news at 6:00 we'll talk with neighbor who's thought it was a drug deal and why they thought so. >> sky 7 hd above the cable car tracks. officials say a bolt lodged into the tracks cause that had accident. muni says it may have been loosen wid normal wear and tear. >> this cable car stopped. and we don't know what happened. >> officials say tracks were equipped with an alarm but it didn't go off in this case for
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some reason. they're looking at maintenancey issues. we have a[0p; picture you can follow her and leanne will have a live report at 5:00. >> a man arrested after a shooting will not face murder charges. police say the 19-year-old exchanged gunfire witá/.3÷ somee late friday night. one teenager was killed three others injured. prosecutors say because more than one gun was fired they cannot prove that parks killed the teen. but parks will face charges inclurding assault with a semi automatic firearm. >> pitsberg police released two new names in a murder last month. they're wanted for the january 29th killing of a man at the unocal gas station on railroad avenue. police believe they -- are
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frequent fully oakland and san francisco. all three are considered armed and dangerous. >> santa clara county district attorney announced a sargeant acted properly when he shot and killed a man in october, 2011 that. sargeant opened fire during a chase on parkside terrace, tests revealed he was high on methamphetamine at the time. police say kumar smashed his car into a patrol car. he was also suspected of pointing a gun at two other men. >> happening now in the east bay, emoriville police reopened all streets near two buildings today, sky 7 was over the scene after a bomb threat was reported. is live with the latest. >> bomb-sniffing dogs called to the scene. it took hours for authorities to call the all clear. but in the end, no bomb device was found. police received what they describe as a credible bomb
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threat around 7:00 this morning. the focus of the intention? joint bio energy research institute. the department of energy research lab that developed bio fuels and occupy twoz floors of this building. it's 6,000 employees were told not to come to work, evacuated or turned away from the giant glass vuk tour stretching a city block. officials tell me they decided that the threat, quote, warranted immediate evacuation of buildings and that is when they sounded at larm and called in extra man power for a detailed search of every floor and office. we saw this agent pulling a carful of explosion equipment entering the building. >> this was determined that it was credible enough to warrant the response you saw. >> there are were eight canine bomb detection dogs. the primt ter extended beyond
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the building. the canine detected a scent in the building officials stress that no device or devices were found within the four block area. just after 1:00 p.m. police gave the all clear. >> police told me they cannot give me more information about what warranted this increased response or what initially got them excited about this in the first place. they did tell me the investigation is far from over. nick smith abc 7 news. >> nick, thank you. >> 49ers tight end delaney walk jer struggling with personal tragedy. his aunt and uncle both died in a car accident near new orleans after watching him play in the super bowl. >> what a horrifying thing to have happened. he tweeted this picture and the message reads they were killed on monday at 5:00 a.m. after the super bowl by a drunk driver. the suspected drunk driver is facing two counts of vehicular homicide. >> investigators are looking
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for the cause of an intense fire that burned through this three-story home today. flames shot through the roof as firefighters arrived just north of the uc berkeley campus. the fire burned near a devastating 1991 oakland hills blaze that killed 25 people, destroying 3500 homes. >> everybody is nervous. we got a fire up here. at the time of the year, we're not as nervous about thex5 fires. >> at least one home nearby was evacuated. the fire did not spread and residents were not injured. >> reward for the safe return of a stolen puppy has been raised to $1500. the 12 week old pit bull mix taken from a rocket dog rescue event. so no. ra has a heart shaped park marking on the ride sides. the group says a young couple took off with this dog at stone's town gal rea. now,
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$1500 reward. >> let's check on the forecast now. sunny but things are changing. >> oh, spencer we're stuck. weather is changing and we understand rain son the way. we'll get to spencer for that. >> still head on abc 7 news at 4:00 changes to mail service coming up. why you won't be seeing your carrier as much. >> hiring the economic boost home depot giving to the bay area. >> growing up in silicon valley doesn't mean he every student has access to computers but they can learn how to program and create video games. we'll show what they've created still to come. well, well, well.
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u.s. postal service announced it will end regular service on saturdays. the cash-strapped usps wanted to eliminate saturday delivery for years. post master general believes the federal government is operating on a temporary spending measure instead of a budget that has been approve bid congress. >> this is just one part of a much larger strategy to return the postal service to long term financial stability. >> people goitsing to impact are lower income who can't
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afford a fed-ex. >> letter carriers will deliver priority and express mail on saturdays. mail will still go to post office boxes. posts are that are open on saturdays will stay open in august. >>l9z home depot bringing 1500 jobs to the bay area and gearing up for spring.0z6.) this is video provided by home depot. the company announced it will hire 80,000 new workers nationwide. they have about 30 stores around the bay area. some good news today for bay area outdoor enthusists. bass pro shop as announced plans to build a new store in the store is scheduled to open in 2015 and will be the third bass pro shop in california. >> twitter is placing new age restrictions on its video sharing service and a group of
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magicians is hoping their jinxel will catch the air of yahoo's ceo. hi, emily. >> good afternoon. the go-to site for consumer reviews is selling more ads but still losing money. yelp brought in $41 million up 65% over last year. and had a $19 million loss for the year, more money than the loss a year before. yelp working to expand now in 20 countries world wide. google is trying to improve shopping service by making an acquisition, buying channel intelligence for $125 million in cash this data service helps retailers by promote prog duct as cross the web. the company work was hundreds of retailers including target and best buy. >> video sharing app vine is
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now for adults only after dealing with a controversy. twitter changed the rating to 17 plus after a number of pornography clips showed up on vine including one landing at the top of the editor's pick section. now, a user must confirm they're over17 before down loading the app. >> stocks fairly flat. investor as wait a meeting to tackle the debt crisis. tomorrow shares of ora cell and intel pushing your silicon valley index lower and listen to this. next time you're put on hold how would you like to hear that? that was a parody by rapper snow making light of ceo
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marisa myers yahoo hold music was quote, garbage. myer caught making""w accidents comments just before she went on recent earnings call and caught telling her team to make a note to fix the music. no word if the jingle punk song is what she had in mind but i'm guessing not. >> back to you. >> thank you. >> if you're looking for secret tie long marriage, this couple might have some answers for you. john and ann batar have been married more than 80 years. they're from fairfield connecticut recognized as the longest married couple in america. john is 101 years old, his bride, ann a young and spri 97. the couple grew up together and have five children, 14 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. >> that is the sweetest thing. >> it's cool. >> unbelievable. >> we have solved our technical glitch. >> yes. we hope we have.
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>> let's take you outside to give you a live view from our mount tam camera looking towards ocean beach. we have clumps of clouds near the coastline. mainly blue skies. it's clear around most of the bay area right now. we do expect increasing clouds in the late evening and overnight hours. as frontal system scumming our way may bring showers. >> clouds free sky around the bay area you can see here.áív( our readings are these into locations topping out at 60 degrees earlier, temperatures beginning to drop right now. it's 161, however at santa rosa. these are the forecast features turning cloudy overnight. showers arriving tomorrow, there is a chance of thundershowers friday morning just a chance. beach hazard statement has been issued from tomorrow morning to saturday morning.
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an approaching frontal system is the big weather changer that will also bring us showers. there will be scattered showers already. then later into morning hours, we'll see more organized area of shower activity. mainly up north and along the coastline. later into afternoon swinging through south bay and into the peninsula. that wave may bring with it with cold air some thundersto,ç friday morning. and maybe some snow and other peaks. cold air is going to be the big change. we should be mainly dry and looking at rainfall totals about a quarter to half an
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inch. into central seera, winter weather advisory is in effect 10:00 friday morning and bay area, becoming mostly cloudy overnight, chilly with lows dropping into 30s. tomorrow,'s highs reaching low to mid-50s for the most part. showers tapering off but not before possibility of thunderstorms friday morning. then sunnier weather beginning over the weekend continuing into next week. >> thank you very much. >> up next chris brown accused of skipping community service. support he got during this appearance. >> and an unbelievable little kid becoming a sensation with his mind blowing basketball skills. you've got to see this. >> and this is become arthur maze, it's very slow going and
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not too much better for traffic open the right side of the screen. cars heading towards san francisco right now.
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surprising show of support in court today for troubles singer chris brown. >> his girlfriend rihanna accompanying him to the hearing. brown is accused of failing to
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complete his probation stemming from the beating of rihanna. she sat behind him. that is her in the white shirt. she blew him a kiss and they left together chlg the judge scheduled another hearing in april. prosecutors want the judge to revoke brown's probation. >> this weekend action film star steven segal will be teaching an armed volunteer posse on how to protect a school from shooters. he is currently a sworn sheriff's deputy in texas. >> beyonce's half time show was a huge hit but not everyone liked it. peta is criticizing the star saying her outfit showed too much animal skin. i was made mostly of leather but had strips of iguana and python skin. >> big star wars news tonight.
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>> valentine's day is just over a week away it's time for a new romantic movie. it and looks like we have a good one. we caught wupt stars at the premier. >> we just wanted to tell an honest truthful story as we could. and that is what we did. >> this is about second chances so it fits in. >> it opens in theaters valentine's day. if you're a fan listen up. disney ceo bob iger anunsd the company is working on three stand alone films in addition to the trilology. >> to another fantasy power house avenger wez learnedlá>o stars robert downey junior,
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and others will all be presenting at the oscars. down lad the official oscars app including plenty of photo skbz more. for more entertainment news go to otrc.com. >> and remember, abc 7 is the only place to watch the oscar autos still ahead at 4:00 creating video games. what they've learned from it. >> we're live for the celebrity pro a.m. which stars teed it up on the course today. >> beauty can come ot a cost. problem some victim women are problem some victim women are now facing after hey america, even though she doesn't need them,
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the depend silhouette briefs for charity to prove how great the fit is even under a fantastic dress. the best protection now looks, fits and feels just like underwear. we invite you to get a free sample and try one on too. the obama administration does being asked to justify drone strikes, r against al qaeda linked american citizens. abc news reporter is in washington with more on the story. >> when he took office the
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president put a stop to some tactics he asked torture. like water boarding but through vikes the administration is taking aim at more than 300 suspected targets. >> the methods are designed to avoid civilian casualty autos this week a 16 page document that says american citizens that are tide al qaeda can be killed. if quote, an informed high level official believes the target poses a threat. the key says the government is not required to have clear evidence n 2011 one man was killed in yemen, an american citizen but a top al yaed leader linked to several terrorist attacks. human rights advocates says the memo goes way too far.
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>> justifies a claim executive branch can be judge, jury ask executionner. >> retired general stanley mccrystal says drone strikes are going to be more important in the future there should be more thoughtful debate about the use. >> if the threshold gets too low we'll forget how much scar tissue we build up republicans and democrats demanded legal juf pix for the strikes and tomorrow, at his hearing the president choice to be cia director will face a grilling. >> selects joined forces to end gun violence, chris rock, singer tony bennett and others came to washington, d.c. to support the president's gun control package including a ban on assault weapons and universal background check autos president and first lady like the mom and dad of the country. when your dad says something
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you listen. >> i just believe that assault weapons, they were invented for war. they shouldn't be on the streets sh here. >> bennett says he is still shaken by the school shooting that claimed lives of 20 children and six adult autos students and teachers have a layer of security to protect them from campus intruders. lk locks like these on classroom doors that can be secure bid pushing a button. many older locks can only be locked with a key from the outside. new haven added peep holes at 11 schools. the project started last june. >> a community in alabama celebrating the birthday of a boy held hostage almost a week. he turned six two days after
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april a s.w.a.t. team killed an armed kidnapper and rescued ethan. the community raised money to send ethan and his family to disneyworld. his mom saying how incredible sit to hold her little boy again. >> one of the last russian children to be adopted by americans following an adoption ban is home with her new family in the united states. the 5-year-old paul liena is adjusting to live in arkansas. there she s her fate in limbo after russia imposed an adoption ban to retaliate for human rights sanctions against russia. when she first arrived paul liena cheered. >> she's learning it's forever. and we'll be there when she goes to sleep, when she wakes up. >> authorities allowed about 50 children to go to the united states including paulina.
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her family's papers received court approval just before the ban took effect january 1. hundreds more adopgsz are still stuck. those families may never see the children again. >> growing up in silicon valley doesn't necessarily mean every student has access to computers but a program is giving students a chance to make their own video games. >> i began this i was really lost. because i've never done programming. >> he is aspiring to become an automotive engineer but the passion now is video games. for five months he and fellow high school senior have been learning how to plan, program design, and produce a video game. is it's a program with their day to show off their work. the goal to help foster interests at an early age.
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>> making the design of the game to draw it first, getting everything right. >> it's sponsored by silicon valley education foundation. >> this ug taught me so much. rather from hard programming to facic stuff like coloring in background. >> this video game helps teach difference between bacteria infections and viruses. >> i am proud of it. >> she's 15, some students are as young as 12. they make a two year commitment and their games as engaging as those made by older students. the director hopes by engaging students in an early age they'll help meet demand for scientists and engineers. >> there are four million jobs unfilled.
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these students are going to be the future to be able to fill the job autos some students here have won awards but on top of that, the principal els us the grade point averages have gone up by one noint a single year. >> coming up next a token from a monopoly game heads into retirement. >> he shoots and scores. a toddler's trick shots making him an internet star. >> from our camera looking west, we can see blue skies but a different picture tomorrow. i'll have the accu-weather forecast coming up. >> that kid is unbelievable. take a look live at golden gate bridge. you can see on this afternoon on wednesday traffic moving in both directions. no real problems on the golden gate. stay with us. th
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a couple has a whale of a tell to tell about their vacation. they were canoeing when a hump back whale surfaced and bumped the boat. here it s you can see it. after giving a brief fright and great memories the whales just swam off. experts say it's peak whale season and warning sight jeers to be careful n california
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best whale watching is early december through late february. >> another remarkable sight right now. this toddler is a huge internet sensation. >> check out his plays. >> okay, grandma kids never do what you want in front of a camera. >> make a basket for grandma. >> i don't know. >> wow. >> can you believe that? >> this shows him making all sorts of trick shots. watch this, he's not even two. his fairnts say he began shooting baskets after learning how to walk. he can make them when that hoop is raised up there. impressive. >> yes. maybe college basketball scouts are watching and want to make offers now. and... just saying titus? cool name. >> he's got that going already. doesn't sne. >> he does.
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>> really cool. >> all right. spencer chris chichblt another man with move autos yes. >> there is a look at are clouds beginning to show up. is highs ranging from 51 in atlanta to 81 in miami. rain showers to dallas, sunny skies over denver, salt lake city and into phoenix. we'll see showers into the pacific northwest. california, showers through the central part of the state and northwest around eureka and snow developing in mountains in northeastern corner of the state. breaks of sun here and there.
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looks like a showery day. more organized showers into afternoon. a cool day with highs reaching only into low to mid-50s tomorrow. it will be wet and there may be a thundershower or two into friday morning. >> thank you very much. >> the board game is welcoming a new token. fans voted to add a cat to the game and eliminate the iron. it's the first time fans had a say in which to get rid of. fans voted in the save your token campaign. >> this cat has a little more personality. >> new jersey governor lashes out after a former white house doctor makes a comment about his weight and health. comments, next. >> i'm michael finney.
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hair extensions air trend. celebrities use them all the time but that beauty could cause big problems. i'll have the story coming up. >> i'm laura anthony. we had a chns to mingel with big name celebrities, guys like bill
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celebrities out in force today at pebble beach. >> yes. tomorrow is the official start of the at and t pro am. >> abc 7 news is there live for us today. laura who are you hanging out with? >> you know guys like andy, ray, bill, you know? the usual crowd this, is the day for folks to get up close and personal with celebrities to collect a few autographs and to share a few laughs. >> there was a little bit of golf but mostly for those wanting to see, and be seen.
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>> how is it looking for you here? >> there was no one in the group in front of, or behind the 16 celebrities who participated in the celebrity challenge for charity. a regular at this event, ray romano wasn't taking his game too seriously. >> my golf is hour to hour, swing to swing. i'm -- i practice on finding new ways to yell "four". >> andy garcia spent more time signing autograph autos is this going to be your year? >> you know this, place is a blessing anyway. whatever turns out it's just being here is a privilege. you know? >> this 7-year-old waiting to see bill murray. >> me and my dad just like to play golf because we just like to play golf. we like to hang out with each
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other. >> then, there is murray. just hanging out, sipping on a bloody mary soaking in the scene. at one of the most-spectacular settings. >> oh, my heaven autos predictions this dwreer j well, early spring. >> and ublg see the official tournament does start tomorrow on the practice green we have pros getting ready to tee it up tomorrow with the celebrities. we showed you bill murray there. the conversation started when he came up to me and i asked if i were a lost child. i'll have more on that coming up at 6:00. >> have you that look about you, laura. >> this is so much fun down there. i know. golfers are passionate bit.
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what kind of golfers are the celebrities? >> we saw a smattering of 16 celebrities who got kenny g, ray romano claims to be a 16. people were picking on him because he hits shots that looked better than a 16 to me. then, chris berman from espn. you'll see tight spots that he got himself into. >> go to scores and we'lled find your parents there. >> fans from "the view" heard the sound of someone missing from her usual spot on the set. >> hello. i miss you. >> barbara walters chatted with the ladies from the view.
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she spent 10 days in the hospital after coming down with chicken pox last month and a concushion she suffered in a fall. >> new jersey governor chris christie is rarely at a loss for words. he had choice ones for the former doctor who criticized his weight in a national tv interview. she said she fears the 50-year-old could die in office. christie says his children saw that interview and comments are just irresponse yibl if she wants to come here to new jersey ask me if she wants to review my medical history i'll have a conversation with her about that. until that time, she should shut up. >> mariano says comments were made after christie ate a doughnut on a national talk show and he says he has a plan in place to address weight issues but says it is a struggle. >> consumer news now. hair extensions are a hot fashion turn but there are questions about the safety. >> yes.
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consumer reports partnered with 7 on your side for this report. >> there is a lot more to this than people understand. hair extensions look like have you long locks but consumer reports cautions this beauty trend fueled by celebrities who use hair extensions can turn ugly. >> lady gaga received media attention for hair styles created with her hair celebrities. other celebrities have hot lines of hair extensions and many women longing for hair are following their lead. but this beauty trend has a dark side. jennifer aniston said she cut her hair because it was getting thinned out again by extensions.
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la teesha parks got extension autos wife been wearing them nine years. >> now the hair has broken off. she has a spot where her hair won't grow anymore. she also had problems using extensions. >> bald spots. hairs do not grow back. >> this doctor became concerned when one patient with extensions complained of excruciating headache autos people use hair extensions without complaint but extensions add weight, pulling on the hair. it can lead to damage. >> salons use a wide variety of ways to attach extensions including glue and tape as well as clips like these. >> if you wear extensions and start to see hair loss stop right away. brit becomes permanent. >> this salon owner knows danger and refuses to use the extension autos looks like
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beautiful hair. what it does underneath is scary. >> if you like fully looking hair salons recommend using gels and sprays promising to add volume. it's a promise. not a guarantee. >> yes. >> thank you very much. >> sure. >> coming up next crime fighting online. how police around the world and here in the bay area are using social media to keep kmeents communities safer. >> coming up at 5:00 efforts to stop a ki hot yoety hunt. and hospitals in a.accused of purting health of patients at risk. those stories
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police came together in sunny veil for a conference on how social networks can help them keep people safe. abc 7 news explains it has become ground zero. >> you see search engine auj
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saigs. >> this hall may well be the safest place in silicon valley because it's packed with cops. attending a different sort of police academy. >> more people will click this giant picture. it's just the way it goes. >> it's a conference called smile as in smile you're on twitter or facebook. it's standing for social media and internet in law enforcement. >> have you to take part in it. people are talking about you. people are using social media to commit crimes. it's ignorant to not use social media. >> now, it's grown to international pro portions. >> i think now it's a global phenomenon. >> this is a around the video platform. we've done praigsz, live from the streets. >> it helps police improve their image and can help solve
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crimes. >> just monitoring for activity in neighborhoods and on social media. >> some could soon be automatic. the texting service tip now is launching a new program that watches social networks for key words. >> people are puft things on social media like i'm going to bring a gun to school tomorrow. these technologies will need to be used to prevent major things from happening. >> there are major victory autos in redwood city we found found a missing person in 13 minutes but a twitter hit. >> this is the first smile conconvenience in th the -- conference in the bay area it is held every year. >> thanks for joining us at 4:00. the news begins right now with dan and cheryl. >> disappearance of kevin collins and why police issued
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a plea for information bay person suspected in a 30-year-old kidnapping. >> also, nearly a dozen people hurt on san francisco most-popular cable car lines. what caused the car to suddenly stop wout warning. >> a call for help in the kevin collins missing child case, police hoping someone will come forward with information about this man seen in two photos. he may have been last person to see the 10-year-old before he disappeared nearly 30 years ago. police want help. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> i'm cheryl jennings. police say the person of interest in the case had several aliases and an extensive criminal record. vick he was the first reporter at the search scene and led the coverage on this story. let's start with test results.
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>> the chief theld news conference to ask for help in solving this case. that is why he's hoped to jog people's memories. also released information about the past that helped convince investigators that this man may be responsible for the disappearance of a little boy. the person of perfect tr was a man of many names, police say they had a tough time investigating him. he had five different alaises. >> this is for he failed out never showing up for a court kaichls he spent six months in jail for that offense. police said he used another
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alias when arrested in canada. >> jackson was wanted under the name raymond williams stewart fr a 1973 incident allegedly kidnapped and sexual assaulted two juveniles he was release and flid the country. he al you'ded arrest because he changed his alias again. the man lived here mostly under the name dan ferian, his name when he died in 2008. kevin vanished in february, 1984 and left basketball practice at the gym and waited for a bus at oak and messonic. a nationwide search ensued. kevin's picture on front of news week and on milk cartons. volunteers scoured the city two. witnesses told police that they saw kevin talking to a man with a dog. the first man said kevin was at the bus stop. the second witness who saw kevin later said the boy was in front of ferian's home.